Choe Name Meaning

Korean (Ch’oe): there is only one Chinese character for the surname Ch’oe. Of the 326 Ch’oe clans listed in some sources, only 43 distinct clans can be documented. Ch’oe is the fourth most common surname in Korea. The common Romanization Choi represents a French transliteration of the surname, which is actually pronounced more like Ch’wae. The first Ch’oe, Sob{ou}ldori, was one of the six elders of pre-Shilla Korea; he received his surname from the Shilla King Yuri Isag{uu}m in ad 32.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Choe Family Origin

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Choe Family Occupations

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  • Music Teacher

    50%
  • Painter

    50%

In 1880, the most common Choe occupation in the USA was Music Teacher. 50% of Choe's were Music Teachers. Music Teacher and Painter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Choe.

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Choe Life Expectancy

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Between 1974 and 2004, Choe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Choe in 1974 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Choe

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